Published On: Thu, Dec 17th, 2015

It’s official: Akshay Kumar to play baddie in Robot 2.0

Touted to be India’s most expensive film with its Rs 250 crores budget, Robot 2.0, the sequel to Rajinikanth’s 2010 blockbuster Robot, has commenced its shooting today. The film features Superstar Rajinikanth and Amy Jackson and Neil Nitin Mukesh is rumored to be playing a crucial role.

Finally, Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar has been signed by the makers of Robot 2.0 to play the villain’s role opposite Rajinikanth. Earlier, the makers were in talks with Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger but the latter refused the film after much deliberation.

Robot 2.0 is being directed by Shankar and produced by Lyca Productions and Ayangaran International. The film has its music by Oscar winner AR Rahman.